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Sweet Success for Christie's Wine Sale: Held on the 9th and 10th April, the Christie's 36-hour wine sale enjoyed...

Sweet Success for Christie's Wine Sale: Held on the 9th and 10th April, the Christie's 36-hour wine sale enjoyed...

Last time we reported on the Christie’s 36-hour wine sale marathon, a total of 1,023 lots and more than 800 fine wines were going under the hammer in Hong Kong and New York respectively. Held on the 9th and 10th of April, the sale enjoyed overwhelming success with a combined total of US$11,183,838. While the New York sale of Fine & Rare Wines Featuring Selections from Paul Mann and Lake Placid Lodge achieved US$2.9 million, the Hong Kong sale of Finest & Rarest Wines “A Tour of Bordeaux: Exceptional Wines from The SK Networks Collection” and “Featuring Superb Collection of Rare Pétrus and Mature DRC” totaled US$8.2 million, translating into a whopping HK $64 million. Charles Curtis, head of Wine for Asia at Christie's, commented on the region’s demand for vintages, “[There is a] continued growth in demand for older vintages, such as the superb collection of 60 years of Châ...

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